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What Every Angel Investor Wants You to Know: An Insider Reveals How to Get Smart Funding for Your Billion Dollar Idea Brian Cohen

What Every Angel Investor Wants You to Know: An Insider Reveals How to Get Smart Funding for Your Billion Dollar Idea

Brian Cohen

Published March 28th 2013
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Kindle Edition
272 pages
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WHAT IF YOU HAD AN ANGEL ON YOUR SIDE?Terrific advice from a master of the angel investing game. Brian Cohen reveals the art and craft of raising angel money. An investment in this book will payoff a thousandfold. -- DR. HOWARD MORGAN, founderMoreWHAT IF YOU HAD AN ANGEL ON YOUR SIDE?Terrific advice from a master of the angel investing game. Brian Cohen reveals the art and craft of raising angel money. An investment in this book will payoff a thousandfold. -- DR. HOWARD MORGAN, founder andpartner at First Round CapitalWhen you connect with the right angel investor, its like finding a new best friend--you just have to know what makes him or her happy.Smart funding is waiting for smart founders. Raising funds is all about connecting with the investor whos right for you--and What Every Angel Investor Wants You to Know shows you exactly how to succeed.Veteran early-stage investor Brian Cohen knows how to spot a great company destined for success, and in this groundbreaking book he offers soup-to-nuts guidance for anyentrepreneur seeking to launch an invention, a product, or a great new idea into a receptive marketplace.As chairman of the board of directors of the New York Angels, Cohen is one of the most engaged angel investors out there today. The first investor in Pinterest, he describes exactly what angels want to see, hear, and feelbefore they take out their checkbooks: A clear exit strategy before the startup even launchesFacts that turn due diligence into do diligenceAuthenticity--save your spinning for the fitness centerProof that you live inside the customers headCohen gives invaluable insight into how the most successful angels view due diligence, friends and family money, crowdfunding, team building, scalability, iteration, exit strategies--and much more.This one-of-a-kind book provides a rare look inside the minds of people who are in the business of funding businesses just like yours.Read What Every Angel Investor Wants You to Know to get your best shot at funding for your product after your very first pitch.PRAISE FOR WHAT EVERY ANGEL INVESTOR WANTS YOU TO KNOWBrian Cohen is truly the entrepreneurs best friend. Cohen and Kador haven distilled their first-hand experiences into an intensely personal, highly readablejourney into the mind of angels that should be kept at the bedside of every startup CEO. -- DAVID S. ROSE, founder, New York Angels, and CEO, GustMeet one of the fundamental building blocks of the entrepreneurial scene. In one easy-to-read package, readers now have the wisdom of Brian Cohen, perhaps themost well-connected investor/entrepreneur in New York. -- MURAT AKTIHANOGLU, founder and managing director, Entrepreneurs Roundtable AcceleratorWhat Every Angel Investor Wants You to Know gives you an actionable checklist for success in fund-raising and entrepreneurship. Cohen and Kador provide anexhilarating ride for those who want to pilot their own business. -- REED HOLDEN, serial entrepreneur and author of Negotiating with BackbonePersonal insights from a seasoned angel investor. An important addition to the reading list for todays entrepreneurs. -- SCOTT CASE, CEO, Startup America PartnershipWhat Every Angel Investor Wants You to Know is a must-read for entrepreneurs and investors who want to fi nance startup dreams--an accessible, jargon-free, practical primer. -- WHITNEY JOHNSON, author of Dare, Dream, Do: Remarkable Things Happen When You Dare to Dream and cofounder, Rose Park Advisors